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Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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The heart of the city

A wonderful place to sit and enjoy life as it passes by. The Zocalo is in front of the Parroquia where weddings seem to be non stop with parades of celebrants marching with bands... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Byron R
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Laguna Beach, California
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Laguna Beach, California
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377 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to sit and enjoy life as it passes by. The Zocalo is in front of the Parroquia where weddings seem to be non stop with parades of celebrants marching with bands and tall puppets leading the parade, each celebrant with a cup for the free pouring tequila. Lots of street merchants selling their wares and refreshments and... More 

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Thank Byron R
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps the number one attraction of San Miguel. La Parroquia, copied by the Master Builder from a post card form a church in Germany and built with a unique and beautiful pink stone from the area, and the Main Square across from it, El Jardín, are pristine examples of the arch-typical life style of the Colonial Mexican Culture, where cultures... More 

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Thank Enrique R
Dallas
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for people-watching. Fun place for Day of the Dead festivities. Also saw 4 wedding parties and their celebrations. A happening place in a great location.

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Thank skboals
Mexico City, Mexico
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563 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The zocalo is always buzzing with life; they have organic markets, shops, restaurants,arts and crafts galleries and just about anything you might love as a tourist. there is an extensive local hand made artisan treasures, that will keep you hunting for them for hours and hours. It relly is an obligated visit for Locals and tourists alike

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Thank Patricio B
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I come here every weekend with my family, they have heaps of organic markets, shops, restaurant. Extensive local hand made artisan treasures, amazing cultures and furniture. They sell flower crowns, have heaps of nightclubs and hotels. A must go, if your a picture enthusiast, a foodie, a hippie (THEY HAVE THE BEST CRISTAL AND ROCK MARKET), interior designer, fashionista, clubber,... More 

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Thank Emma F
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The buildings looks the same, all the short side walks, the smiley local people. the gallery's......

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Thank Manuel M
Hong Kong, China
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a beautiful little plaza for people watching, culture and experiencing real Mexico. There is constant action and you never know what kinds of interesting things or people you will see.

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Thank JerryF1920
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the scene you see whenever SMA is talked about- Beautiful church that was constructed during three different periods- The limestone on the church was sent from Europe.

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Thank Delissa T
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The main attraction in San Miguel :) Im sure you wont miss it. Its in the main square and its even more beautiful at night!

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Thank Lisa S
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The "meeting" place in SMA. A beautiful parque area to sit, reflect, watch the people, read or whatever. Mariachias and great hamburger stands on weekends.

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